I am a 21-year-old male. Around late November last year, I started having a host of symptoms that I have never felt before in my entire life that somewhat mimic a chronic disease. These include:
-Constant feeling of muscle weakness, like they're always strained or used
-Burning sensations in hands and feet
-Muscle twitches all over my body, including eyelids, calves, thighs, buttocks, neck/facial muscles, etc.
-Random cold prickling sensations all over my body
-Excessive shaking and vibration from my upper torso when exposed to colder weather
-Fasciculations in calves at rest and after exercise
-Jagged and not smooth slow muscle movements and tremors when holding muscles tight like giving a hug or holding a position for an exercise(plank, push up, lifting a box)
-Vibrating sensations in legs and trunk randomly
-Joint and muscle aches all throughout the day, can start randomly or are carried over from previous day
-Phlegm building up in throat and slight difficulty swallowing
-Cold burning sensations in nose and throat
-Sharp pains in sides, excessive bloating and gas when eating, and a feeling of being uncomfortably full
-Excessive stomach noises(borborygmi)
I have seen 5 doctors for these symptoms. The first one was dismissive and said it was all anxiety, and that I shouldnt be worried. The 2nd did lots of blood work to rule out common autoimmune diseases(Helibacter Pylori, CBC, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, TSH w Reflex FT4) and all came back normal. I wanted yet another opinion and talked to another doctor a couple of months later and he performed more tests to check for infection(C-Reactive Protein, Sedimentation Rate, Anti-Nuclear Antibody, Creatine Kinase, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Anca IBD, and a Celiac Disease Screen). Yet again all these tests came back normal but he referred me to both a neurologist and gastroenterologist for further tests. The gastroenterologist had an upper endoscopy done, and yet again, nothing was found, and the neurologist stated my symptoms were too non-specific to be signs of something like MS or a neuro/myopathy. Because there is a pandemic right now, I have been having COVID-19 tests every couple of weeks to be able to work. All have been coming back negative, and I also tested negative for antibodies, so unless one or more of the tests is faulty, I haven't had covid. For reference, I haven't had any injuries that could be directly attributed to this that I know of, but I have had a shoulder and knee injury in the past year, and have had a fall off my motorcycle that cut my knee skin open deep that took a while to heal, and is still numb and slightly stings to touch. Otherwise I am a fairly active and healthy individual, exercising about 3 times a week, not overweight or obese. Before the pandemic I used to weightlift quite a lot but the gyms being closed and my shoulder and knee being injured have caused me to lose significant muscle mass. I have a family history of high blood pressure but nothing else. I have found that sometimes when I clear my bowels in the morning, the bloodflow to my legs will get constricted and it will take a while to regain feeling. The reason I've been trying to get to the bottom of whatever this is is because all these symptoms have been affecting both my performance at work and school, life doesn't feel the same anymore, and I am becoming more and more depressed each day. If anyone has a suggestion as to what I should do next(more specific tests, check with another different doctor, just let this play out until something drastic happens) I'd appreciate it, anything helps. Also please comment with any questions or if this sounds like a chronic neurological disease like MS, Peripheral Neuropathy, or ALS.